Sep 17, 2013 — President Dilma Rousseff was scheduled to visit President Obama on Oct. 23. She was set to be the first state visit of Obama's second term.
Sep 5, 2013 — President Dilma Rousseff has been irritated by reports that the U.S. spied on emails, phone calls and text messages from her and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. President Obama tried to smooth relations.
Jun 21, 2013 — Thursday was marked by violent demonstrations, vandalism and intense clashes with military police. While the demands of demonstrators were broad, they were united in their rejection of politics as usual.
Jun 19, 2013 — As the demonstrations swamped São Paolo, the government tried appease the them by in some cities lowering the bus fare that sparked the unrest.